magpie goose


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magpie goose

n
(Animals) a large black-and-white goose, Anseranas semipalmata, of N Australia and adjacent islands
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# B=breeds regularly at WTP; NB=non-breeding visitor; RB=rarely breeds at WTP; V=vagrant Species Scientific name Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata Musk Duck Biziura lobata Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae Domestic Goose Anser sp.
Mr Whitfield says the surveys will ask people questions such as how many fish they've caught or magpie goose eggs they've collected.
It's the magpie goose - and six of the ancient birds are among a batch of new arrivals at Washington Wildfowl and Wetland Centre.
PRIZED: The magpie goose, above, and ruddy shelduck, right, are recent arrivals at Washington Wildfowl and Wetland Centre.Picture: Tim McGuinness
Gannets and Boobies; Cormorants; Anhingas; Pelicans; Screamers; Waterfowl; Magpie Goose; Flamingos; Herons; Egrets; Shoebill; Hamerkop; Ibis and Spoonbills; Storks; New World Vultures; Osprey; Hawks, Eagles and Kites.
Boggy Plain is an important freshwater wetland that serves as habitat for species including the magpie goose (historically, up to 85% of the total Northern Territory's magpie geese have gathered there to feed at times) and the long-necked turtle.